In many ways, there is no more heartbreaking injury than a birth injury in what had been a low-risk, completely normal pregnancy. For nine months the expectant mother had been carrying new life and nourishing it inside her body. The … Read More
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Large Medical Malpractice Verdicts and Settlements.
The first thing to know about large medical malpractice verdicts and settlements is that the data surrounding them is largely unreliable. The reason for this is at least twofold. With regard to verdicts, the verdict which is reported to the … Read More
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Hospitals Can Be Dangerous To Your Health.
The Depression Era bank robber Willie Sutton was famously quoted as saying that he robbed banks because, “That’s where the money is.” Today, hospitals can be dangerous to your health because, “That’s where the sick people are.” When you go … Read More
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You Are “Leakage.”
Health care costs go up and up. Hospital chains get larger and larger by purchasing the practices of local doctors. These two trends are related. One of the main reasons hospitals purchase the practices of local doctors is to create … Read More
Fake Jury Verdicts.
Perhaps you have received an e-mail from a friend with a list of outrageous jury verdicts. The lists come in many flavors and with many names. Some versions are called the “Stella Awards” in “honor” of the lady who was … Read More
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What To Do If You Think You May Have Been The Victim of Malpractice.
While sometimes it may be obvious that you have been the victim of medical malpractice, most times it will not be clear at all. The obvious times involve the kinds of mistakes that can’t be swept under the rug. They … Read More
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Over the years, I have handled a number of medical malpractice cases involving pulmonary embolism, often called “PE.” Each case involved a needless death. PE is an insidious and sometimes fatal condition that is sometimes missed by doctors. Most of … Read More
Medical Secrecy and Non-Disclosure Agreements.
It seems the news has been full of stories involving Non-Disclosure Agreements, often called NDA’s. Our President has one with an adult film actress, movie producers have them with actors and actresses, the soccer star Ronaldo has one with an … Read More
The Problem With Drug Prices.
There was a good story in the Washington Post earlier this week discussing some of the reasons for our high drug prices. So why are prices so high? Why doesn’t our vaunted free market system drive them lower through competition? While … Read More